HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions and iMD Health develop partnership bringing patient education to patients’ bedside

TORONTO, November 28, 2017 – HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions & iMD Health Global Corporation announce their strategic partnership.

HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions & iMD Health are pleased to announce that they have formed a strategic partnership whereby the iMD educational software platform will be made available to all of the HealthHub’s digital hospital customers. Launching today, iMD will be available to over 2,500 hospital bedside terminals across Canada.

iMD Health is Canada’s leading technology innovator providing a digital, interactive, educational approach to the examination/counseling rooms of Family Physicians, Specialists, Nurses and Pharmacists to provide the latest health information to patients “At The Point of Care”®.

HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions is Canada’s leading provider of myHealthHub interactive bedside terminals, offering many functionalities to increase patient engagement and improve health outcomes with better patient understanding through health education. Our goal is to help and support Canadian hospitals to improve the delivery of care and reduce cost. The iMD offering within myHealthHub will offer:

  • Increased patient understanding during hospital stays through clear visuals
  • Education contents from a recognized source
  • The ability to immediately share the information to patients through email so they won’t forget the information discussed
  • Increased patient satisfaction through increased understanding and a deeper sense of engagement
  • Reliable, up-to-date information directly from the patients’ bedside

“This partnership is very exciting for both organizations. It combines the innovative digital interactive bedside terminals that patients utilize during their hospital stay, with leading education that patients need. Our iMD solutions are used across Canada by private practices, large medical centres, pharmacy stores and now within hospitals. Working with HealthHub, we are now providing access to iMD for tens of thousands of patients and impacting their health literacy and understanding of their condition while in hospital and for when they are discharged home”, says Kevin Delano, President & CEO of iMD Health Global. “We look forward to working with HealthHub to assist their hospital customers in the care of their patients during their stays”.

“The strategic partnership with iMD is consistent with our mission to support patients and hospitals across the country, and to continuously deliver better services to help support and improve the healthcare systems in Canada”, added Serge Lafleur, (former) President and CEO of HealthHub. “As our solutions at the bedside evolve, we firmly believe that delivering better education to patients will support them during this difficult moment in their life, while giving hospitals access to much needed professional, certified education material”.

About HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions:

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions help Canadian hospitals engage their patients and transform their experience through our digital bedside patient engagement platform. We’re proud healthtech advocates, partnering with Canadian healthcare leaders, empowering patients to play an active role in their care and providing clinicians with real-time access to information. We’re driven by our passion to help deliver the best care and experience possible.

For more information about HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions and myHealthHub, please contact Paul Hemburrow, Chief Customer Officer and Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, at phemburrow@healthhubsolutions.ca

About iMD Health Global:

iMD Health Global is a Canadian based healthcare software development company, based in Toronto. Since 2010, iMD has grown into Canada’s largest and most innovative digital patient education platform. Winning many awards in Canada and on the global stage, iMD has arrived as the best-in-class solution. iMD offers it’s platform to healthcare professionals (Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists) “At The Point of Care” ® (Doctor clinic, Hospitals, Pharmacy’s and Home Healthcare). iMD is a cloud-based patient education platform that allows healthcare professionals to bring their patient session to life through seamless integration of professionally – vetted diagrams, brochures and videos on over 1,500 + conditions, anatomical categories and treatment options. All content is print and email enabled, to provide to the patients at home, so to increase their level of understanding, retention – improving their adherence to treatment plans.

For more information about iMD Health, please contact Jared Sonnenberg, Vice- President at: jared.sonnenberg@imdhealth.com
www.imdhealth.com

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